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Biodiversity Revisited — Essay Competition

Biodiversity Revisited seeks applications for an early career essay competition. Early-career researchers are invited to share their view on biodiversity conservation or develop a provocative idea on how biodiversity research and practice can be improved. The essays submitted will be part of the discussions at the international Biodiversity Revisited Symposium taking place in Austria (September […]

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Generation Africa — Prize for Agri-Food Business Venture

Generation Africa seeks applications for the Gogettaz Agripreneur Prize. The prize is intended for entrepreneurial ventures in the agri-food sector founded by young Africans (under 35 years old). The grand prize winners will receive US$50 thousand to grow their businesses. Entrepreneurs must hold a nationality from any of the 54 nations of the African Union. […]

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OpenIDEO — BridgeBuilder Competition 2019

OpenIDEO and GHR Foundation jointly invite proposals that address urgent global challenges in radically new ways. The BridgeBuilder Challenge seeks solutions that connect peace, prosperity, and the planet. Submissions should target a specific, pressing, and solvable need across two or more of these themes. The competition is open to non-profit and for-profit organizations as well […]

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Women and Gender Constituency — Gender-Just Climate Solutions

The Women & Gender Constituency invites women from around the world to participate in the 2019 Gender-Just Climate Solutions Awards. Candidates can submit their ideas for climate solutions and climate initiatives with a women or gender perspective. Three winners will each receive a seed grant of €2 thousand; travel for one representative to attend the […]

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Elsevier Foundation — Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

The Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge seeks to stimulate innovative chemistry research that helps the environment and low-resource communities. Proposals should outline innovative chemistry ideas that tackle some of the developing world’s greatest sustainability challenges. The winning project will receive €50 thousand, the second prize is €25 thousand. The Challenge is open to […]

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Rapunzel Naturkost and IFOAM — One World Award

Natural health food producer Rapunzel Naturkost and IFOAM – Organics International, the international umbrella organization for organic agriculture, invite nominations for the ‘ONE WORLD AWARD 2020’ (OWA). The award recognizes innovative ideas, projects and people in three areas of sustainability, including conservation of nature and biodiversity, organic farming, contributions to stop climate change (energy conservation […]

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Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture — Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2019

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) sponsors a competition for young African entrepreneurs (< 35 years) to showcase their business innovations in agribusiness. Although the focus of the competition is agribusiness, business innovations in other themes (e.g., natural resources, meteorology, urbanization, green economy, etc.) will also be considered. Competition will provide […]

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Mahathir Science Award Foundation — Award for Tropical Sciences

The Mahathir Science Award recognizes scientists, institutions or organisations worldwide who have made contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology. This award accepts nominations in the following fields: Tropical Agriculture; Tropical Architecture and Engineering; Tropical Medicine; and Tropical Natural Resources. The winner receives US$100 thousand, a gold medal and […]

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Korea International Water Week — World Water Challenge 2019

The World Water Challenge is an international contest for water solutions. The Korea International Water Week (KIWW) aims to discover imminent water problems and to find feasible solutions. Participants are asked to select a water challenge (identified in the call) and submit their solution. Winners will receive KRW16 million (approx. US$16 thousand) in total at […]

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Grinnell College — Grinnell Prize 2020

Grinnell College invites nominations for the 2020 Grinnell Prize. The Grinnell Prize of US$100 thousand will be awarded to individuals who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Past nominations have spanned a diversity of social issues related to agriculture and hunger relief, conservation and environment, and many other thematic areas. […]

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